The major differences between an Aussie and British Christmas

Christmas can be a surprisingly different, new and fun experience for Australian expats in the UK.

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Don’t make friends with travellers – they’ll only love you and leave you

Is it really worth the effort of making new friends with other travellers if they are only about to wave goodbye?

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10 strange ways your life will change when you move to London

Get ready for amazing queues, multiple travel adapters and the ‘Heathrow injection’. Living in London is a life changing experience in more ways than one.

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Where abouts in Australia would Britons prefer to live?

Researchers discovered what we suspected all along… Britons have already decided where in Australia they would really like to live.

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Starting a new life in London is a challenge for expats, but it is worth persevering

THE EXPAT MIND: If you have come to London to develop your career and establish a new life, making progress socially or professionally can be tough at first. Living here is rarely boring, though.

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Aussie expats describe terror of Parsons Green bomb attack

As police question two suspects over the Parsons Green Tube attack, Australians share the fear of being caught up in yet another terrorist incident in London.

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Bookshops, coffee, cemeteries and lamingtons: Joy Rhoades’s hidden gems of London

We’ve all done the pints, fish-n-chips, the Crown Jewels and Pimm’s at Wimbledon. But there’s so much more to London, says expat Aussie author Joy Rhoades.

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10 great things about living in London expats actually do love

What Aussies in London really like are also the things they’re too ashamed to admit to friends and family back home, or things they just won’t get.. like Primark, Jeremy Kyle and Snakebites.

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Where in London and around the UK is it best to live if you are an Aussie expat?

Thinking of moving to the UK? Is it best to live where other expat Australians have gone before or would you prefer to trailblaze further afield and leave old London town behind? Find some answers, here…

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Drinking culture in boozy London: the ‘even on weeknights’, bingy truth

Don’t remember what happened last night, or the night before? Or the night before that? Drinking in London is a nightly affair rather than a weekend pastime, which makes attempts to sober up even more difficult.

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This is what six whole weeks of London rental house hunting hell is really like

Finding a room, flat or house to rent in London is mayhem. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you offer, or how much you are willing to pay, the entire process sucks.

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Preparing for your return home to Australia: the countdown is on

Having witnessed it happen to many others before me, I decided to prepare well in advance for my return to Australia. But you get lost in the London life and suddenly months become weeks and the last-minute panic sets in.

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Falling in love in London could become a very big problem for an Aussie expat

THE EXPAT MIND: If you fall in love with someone from overseas and the relationship becomes serious, it may create a real dilemma about your future. Why and what should you do about it?

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The psychology of living overseas: Is home not your home anymore?

THE EXPAT MIND: Do Aussies who venture overseas to live do so because they don’t feel entirely at home in Australia. Are they are looking for something or somewhere different – a place where they feel that they might actually belong?

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Rediscovering cool East London… by kayak [PHOTOS]

East London has become the hippest and most happening part of the city and I recently discovered that the best way to get under its skin is from a kayak.

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